Another promising young lawmaker has decided to get out of town. Michele Rayner-Goolsby made history last year when she became the first openly LGBTQ+ Black woman to be elected to the state Legislature. Rayner is running for a congressional seat in Saint Petersburg being vacated by fellow Democrat Charlie Crist.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Gov. Ron DeSantis travels to a Jewish School in Surfside to sign a bill mandating a moment of silence at the start of every day in public schools. It's a not-so-subtle effort to put prayer back in the classroom.
— DeSantis was also heckled by a free speech demonstrator who was hustled from the building by several officers before he could say much.
— Attorney General Ashley Moody is thanking law enforcement officers; she traveled to the bustling metropolis of Perry in Taylor County as part of her “Thin Line Tribute.”
— And finally, a Florida Man was busted not for a gun … but for the Samurai sword.